There’s more European action tonight as the Europa League reaches its semi final stage, and Jonathan O’Shea is here to preview the games.
Posts Tagged ‘Portugal’
Ross Dunbar reminisces about Rangers’ European success in 1972, and their defeat of Sporting Lisbon before they face each other tonight in the Europa League.
Kevyn Doran returns with his popular column, discussing past players who failed to live up to their astronomical potential. Today, Kevyn profiles Ricardo Quaresma.
This week’s jaw-dropping strikes comes from the La Liga yet again, as Pablo Piatti fired spectacularly past Sevilla in a 3-1 victory. Also featuring a beautiful flick from the same game, and a stunning strike from Portugla.
The final places in the 2010-11 Champions League knockout phase were decided on Wednesday night when the group stage of this season’s competition came to a conclusion writes Ger McCarthy.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter today announced that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments following two days of presentations in Zurich.
Along with England v Germany, Portugal v Spain represented another titanic battle of rival nations. The so-called Iberian derby was billed by many as a potential classic. Free-flowing, end-to-end attacking football was hoped for, but as they did against the Brazilians, Portugal set out to frustrate and stifle the opposition, resting hopes of a goal [...]
The final last sixteen day managed just one goal in open play. We had to wait for over 180 minutes of football before David Villa scored Spain’s winner in a tight Iberian derby with Portugal. Paraguay, meanwhile, left their victory until penalties where they remained unfazed and converted all five, knocking out Japan in one [...]
BackPageFootball.com’s resident tipster Nick Higgins is back with a look at the latest round of World Cup matches.
Ivory Coast and Portugal played out a tense goalless encounter in Group G this afternoon, void of creativity and goalscoring opportunities but as always, plenty of Talking Points… Jubulani v Ronaldo In the opening minutes of the game we witnessed the best and worst of Cristiano Ronaldo. First, a blatant dive from about forty [...]